Press Release: Pat Simmons Leads Team Canada into the 2015 FORD WORLD MEN’S CURLING CHAMPIONSHIP, Live on TSN Beginning This Saturday

TSN (logo via Wikimedia)

TSN (logo via Wikimedia)

TORONTO (March 26, 2015) – After a remarkable performance at the 2015 TIM HORTONS BRIER that saw Team Canada’s Pat Simmons take over skip duties from teammate John Morris, the Canadian champions compete against the world’s top men’s curling teams at the 2015 FORD WORLD MEN’S CURLING CHAMPIONSHIP, live on TSN from Halifax. The network’s exclusive live coverage of the tournament begins this Saturday, March 28 at 6:30 p.m. ET with Team Canada’s opening draw against Team USA (see below for broadcast schedule).

TSN showcases Team Canada on each day of the tournament’s opening round, and also delivers the Page Playoffs, Semifinal, Bronze Medal Game, and Gold Medal Game (see broadcast schedule below). In addition, French-language coverage of the 2015 FORD WORLD MEN’S CURLING CHAMPIONSHIP is available on RDS and RDS2.

Team Canada is represented by Simmons’ BRIER champion team, including third John Morris, second Carter Rycroft, and lead Nolan Thiessen. A two-time BRIER champion, Simmons looks to capture Team Canada’s first FORD WORLD MEN’S CURLING CHAMPIONSHIP title since 2012, when it was won by Glenn Howard.

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